10 Ways to Avoid Office Politics

How to Keep a Low Profile & Stay Out of Office Gutter Politics

2. Don't Vent at Work

While it can help to have a support network at work, too much complaining will leave a negative impression, especially if you complain about work.

If you feel like you're being treated unfairly or if you find a work-related issue, bring it up with your boss. The best way to get recognition for your efforts is to ask for it.